Love you'll be true

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Love you'll be true
Additional title: Love you'll be true as I am to you. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Two fond hearts they stood on a vine-clad porch, pledging their word of love. [first line]
Gelbert, Theodore F. (Dedicatee)
Byrne, John H. W. (Composer)
Byrne, John H. W. (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: New York
Publisher: Willis Woodward & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Separation (Psychology)
Love songs
Sheet music
Content: Dedication on cover: To Mr. and Mrs. Theodore F. Gelbert.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by John H.W. Byrne.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a088c820-c58e-012f-b27b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Love you'll be true" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893.

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Love you'll be true